assembly Bill A7959

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Amends chapter of 2021 relating to weekly unemployment insurance benefits; repealer

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Current Bill Status Via S7148 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 16, 2021 signed chap.305
Jul 12, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jun 09, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.645
substituted for a7959
Jun 09, 2021 substituted by s7148
Jun 08, 2021 ordered to third reading rules cal.645
rules report cal.645
reported
reported referred to rules
Jun 07, 2021 reference changed to ways and means
Jun 03, 2021 referred to labor

A7959 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7148
Law Section:
Labor Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§524, 581, 591, 591-a, 596, 599 & 601, rpld §590 sub 5 ¶(d), Lab L; add §§31 & 32, amd §31, Chap of 2021 (as proposed in S. 1042-A & A. 2355-A)

A7959 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to weekly unemployment insurance benefits; relates to the calculation of benefits.

A7959 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   7959
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               June 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. STIRPE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Labor
 
 AN  ACT to amend the labor law, in relation to the calculation of weekly
   employment insurance benefits for certain workers; to amend a  chapter
   of the laws of 2021 amending the labor law relating to the calculation
   of  weekly employment insurance benefits for workers who are partially
   unemployed, as proposed in legislative bills numbers S. 1042-A and  A.
   2355-A,  in  relation  to  the  effectiveness  thereof;  and to repeal
   certain provisions of the labor law relating thereto
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Section 524 of the labor law, as added by chapter 5 of the
 laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
   § 524. Week of employment. For purposes  of  this  article,  "week  of
 employment"  shall  mean  a  Monday through Sunday period during which a
 claimant was paid remuneration for employment for an employer or employ-
 ers liable for contributions or for payments in  lieu  of  contributions
 under  this  article.  A  CLAIMANT WHO IS EMPLOYED ON A SHIFT CONTINUING
 THROUGH MIDNIGHT IS DEEMED TO HAVE BEEN EMPLOYED ON  THE  DAY  BEGINNING
 BEFORE  MIDNIGHT  WITH  RESPECT  TO SUCH SHIFT, EXCEPT WHERE NIGHT SHIFT
 EMPLOYEES ARE REGULARLY SCHEDULED TO START THEIR WORK WEEK AT SEVEN POST
 MERIDIEM OR THEREAFTER ON SUNDAY NIGHT, THEIR REGULARLY SCHEDULED START-
 ING TIME ON SUNDAY SHALL BE CONSIDERED AS STARTING ON MONDAY.
   § 2. Subparagraph 2 of paragraph (e) of subdivision 1 of  section  581
 of  the  labor law, as amended by a chapter of the laws of 2021 amending
 the labor law relating to the calculation of weekly employment insurance
 benefits for workers who are partially unemployed, as proposed in legis-
 lative bills numbers S. 1042-A and A. 2355-A,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   (2)  Benefits  payable  to any claimant with respect to the claimant's
 then current benefit year shall be charged, when paid, to the account of
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.